Are 2.6″ Tires the Sweet Spot? Maxxis Rekon 2.6″ Tire Review

When Maxxis announced offerings of some of their current treads in 2.6″, I was like whaaa?! I was excited. Earlier this year, the 2.6″ Maxxis Forekaster won me over for its proficient, playful, and predictable mannerisms. In fact, the Forekaster is going right back on (as a rear) for the summer. Needless to say, I was more …

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Primal Sky Hoodie Review

For years, Primal has stuck to creating the core clothing needs of the cyclist — the jersey and the bibs (or shorts for those who aren’t keen on the shoulder straps). Recently they’ve made a push to expand their clothing line to attire that’s worn both on and off the saddle. The Sky is a lightweight …

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Pivot Unveils Their New 27.5 LES Hardtail: “World Cup Performance for Every Size Rider”

Pivot has just announced a new addition to their LES hardtail line, the LES 27.5. Previously the LES was only available with 29″ wheels, 27.5+, or 29+ and full-fat on the LES Fat. Now, you can get this lightweight race whip with the smaller wheel size. Pivot elaborates: The lightweight, carbon LES 27.5 exceeds previous …

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Watch: Pedaling Innovations Catalyst Pedal Long Term Review

In June of 2016 I did a “first impressions” video on my thoughts of the Catalyst Pedal by Pedaling Innovations.  At the time I was a bit skeptical about some of the claims behind these pedals but after spending a considerable amount of time riding on them in a few different disciples (XC, AM, and DH) I’m convinced that …

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